A Gravenhurst woman has been assaulted with a chemical.

The attack happened this past Friday. Bracebridge OPP says the victim was walking on a sidewalk on Muskoka Road North in Gravenhurst when a passing vehicle stopped.  A woman then jumped out and sprayed the victim in the face with an unknown chemical.

The suspect was known to the victim and as a result, police were able to quickly arrest her.

Charged with assault is 22-year-old Kate Van Loan of Gravenhurst. She will appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on March 26th, to answer to her charge.

Bracebridge OPP is looking for witnesses or any information. You can call the OPP (888) 310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.